Look for discounted beer [today] at Denver Airport for ‘National Beer Day’ If you’ll be at the Denver Airport on April 7, just stop by Mission Yogurt to get beer at a discount for National Beer Day. Don’t be fooled by the name — Mission Yogurt operates food and beverage vendors of all kinds in […]
7 things Americans can learn from Italians I grew up in Italy. Normally, articles like this are just about useless. However, Lisa Miller, writing in Huffington Post, does a good job of capturing some truths of living in Italy that might make life here in the USA more enjoyable and less stressful. Some of these […]
This used to be a village from the Middle Ages. Today, it’s one of the coolest places on earth. Enjoy these photos of a town deep in the countryside of Matera, Italy, perched on a hilltop. An abandoned town has been reconstructed as a luxury hotel bringing life to a dead town once again. Where […]
by Monica Cesarato Originally published in EuroCheapo.com You may have heard the recent head-scratching news that rocked Venice’s tourism scene last week. According to reports that shot around the Web [last month], the city was (allegedly) set to impose fines on tourists who dared to roll through the streets with suitcases that feature hard plastic […]
When Air Dolomiti canceled Stefano Alberti’s recent flight from Florence to Munich because one of its planes broke down, he potentially faced what to many American travelers would be a tall obstacle: a language barrier.
Today our first article to ponder is fun. It is a look at what not to do in Italy, a land of legendary excesses. We then look at how to save money by combining airline tickets on your own (or together with a travel agent) and some of the pitfalls of these money-saving maneuvers. Finally, the history of a remote privately-owned bridge connecting West Virginia and Maryland gives us pause — the crush of bureaucracy even in the remote hollows and rivers is amazing.
These Sunday Musings range from a survey that claims conventions and trade shows breed bad behavior to a video about Chinese bullfighting. And, finally, a look at a remarkable building — the Pantheon in Rome.
Judith Abramson’s western Mediterranean cruise on the Oceania Marina last April did not end well. After a sudden illness, the ship’s doctor decided she needed to go to the hospital, and she was unceremoniously disembarked in Naples, Italy, under less than ideal circumstances, she says.
Cruise ship critics in Venice try to limit tourists, Boeing orders inspections of Dreamliners, Private airport screeners may be coming back
Chip & pin credit card problems, travel outlook strong for rest of 2011, fly between two cities in two hours through space